The Agricultural Commodity Exchange for Africa (ACE) Issuing Forward Contracts

The Agricultural Commodity Exchange for Africa (ACE) has issued the first guaranteed forward contracts. Buyers are guaranteed to receive the commodity and Sellers are...

Govt gives 3 months deadline to subsidy fertiliser suppliers

Malawi Government has released names of successful bidders to supply fertiliser in the K40 billion (about $133 million) 2012-2013 Farm Input Subsidy Programme...

Food exports can earn Malawi forex, says Auction Holdings Limited (AHL)...

Malawi is missing out on opportunities to diversify its export base through existing opportunities of global food shortages and drought, Auction Holdings Limited...

CLIMATE CHANGE ARRIVES IN MALAWI

Two beautiful faces of climate change have taken Malawi by surprise this year; high temperatures and delayed or should I call them misplaced...

Supplier reduces prices of fertilizer…cites currency appreciation

The business community is slowly responding to recent positives in the local economy, with latest being one of the major importers and suppliers of...

Dumping Sites in Malawi Violate Human Rights

BY TIMOTHY BANDA, ARTHUR COLA MVUTA, GLITTER NDOVI | THE WEEKEND EXPRESS This research focused on how some environmental activities affect people’s lives concerning...

Mulli Brothers farm input subsidy bid rejected

For the first time Mulli Brothers bid to supply fertiliser and seed in this year’s targeted farm input subsidy program has been rejected. During...

Farmers Union wants more scrutiny on budget

Farmers Union of Malawi (FUM) says there is need to do a ‘microscopic analysis’ of the 2012/13 agriculture budget despite surpassing the 10...

Mulli misses out on all maize contracts

In the lot for Mzuzu deliveries his offer price was mk112/kg but contract offered to someone supplying at mk120/kg In the lot for Luchenza deliveries,...

Free lesson to the president on maize prices

During a press conference last Saturday, a journalist asked the president if she was aware that her rhetoric on maize shortages has contributed to...

Hawaii Volcano Eruption Forces More Than 1,500 from Homes

More than 1,500 residents were ordered to evacuate from their homes after Volcano erupted in US state of Hawaii, sending molten lava to chew...

“Green Belt Initiative to be resurrected” – Pres Muthalika

President Professor Peter Mutharika has reiterated his commitment to reviving the Green Belt Initiative (GIB) in a bid to increase agriculture export base. Professor Mutharika...

JB bans maize exports

Malawian President Joyce Banda has banned the export of maize to neighbouring country, including Tanzania. Ms Banda has also ordered tighter security along the borders...

Court stops Integrated Tobacco Production System

The High court in Blantyre on Tuesday restrained government and the Tobacco Control Commission from implementing the tobacco Integrated Production System – IPS. IPS...

Green & Clean: bringing tree planting to urban Malawi

This project has had an extremely positive impact on, literally, thousands of beneficiaries in urban Malawi. There were the students and teachers from four...

Child labour on Malawi’s tobacco farms worries investors

Landlocked and with approximately 80% of its population living in rural areas, Malawi’s economy is largely structured around its agricultural sector. Agriculture accounts...

Chaponda`s Luxurious Mansion in Zambia Causes Stir on Malawi`s Social Media

A picture of a luxurious mansion alleged to be of that of former Minister of Agriculture and Water Development George Chaponda has caused stir...

MUTHARIKA AT IT AGAIN: SAYS SMOKING STARTED BEFORE JESUS WALKED ON...

Despite Tobacco facing a number of challenges from Framework Convention on Tobacco Control and the anti-smoking lobby, President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika has hinted...